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John B.

92 Reviews
Arlington, VA
Starting at $35
  • Bachelor of Music from Howard University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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John B.

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Learn how to play many styles of guitar, including Rock, Blues, Jazz, Country and Suzuki guitar. Through one on one instruction, students will learn scales, improvisation and solo phrasing, note reading, theory, chords and chord progressions. In addition, students will also learn how to play their favorite song/s, whether it be Led Zeppelin, Greenday, Wes Montgomery, Miles Davis or Stevie Ray Vaughn. Through the useful tools on line and the many great music software programs that are now available, students will find learning a song to be very easy and enjoyable.!

About John

I have been playing for about 35 years and teaching music and guitar for 25 years. I have a Bachelor of Music in Jazz and Classical guitar. I've taught at the University level and currently maintain a professional studio in Arlington, Virginia. I am very well versed in many different styles of musi

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Basma E.
John is a great teacher and musician, he is really patient and professional, I enjoy every class.
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Ken M.
Enjoying my lessons. John understands my questions and answers them thoroughly. Has many materials at hand for the student.
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Tommy W.

8 Reviews
Falls Church, VA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Jazz Bass Performance from The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Tommy W.

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While teaching bass is my specialty, I've been teaching guitar for 4 years and have amassed quite the collection. The overwhelming majority of my students at the shops I teach at take lessons on guitar, so most of my time is actually spent teaching guitar. In lessons, we'll cover basic chords, scales, and rhythms, as well as some introductory music theory so the student knows why they're playing what they play.

About Tommy

My name is Tommy. I've been playing bass and guitar since I was 11 years old. When I was in high school, I won my school's Duke Ellington Jazz Performance Award my junior year. Around this time I began to work at my neighborhood's local lesson shop Let's Play Music! off of W Broad Street in Falls C

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Julia
Tom is a good teacher with solid knowledge which he is able to pass on in a clear and understandable way.
Matthew F.
Tommy is a solid bass guitar teacher. My lesson was better than expected!
Anne P.
Just had my first guitar lesson. Tommy was very patient and supportive and explained clearly what I needed to do.
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Scott R.

6 Reviews
Manassas, VA
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Scott R.

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As a 40 year gigging musician, I teach Beginner, Intermediate level players. I also teach those who are ready for songs/styles in the flavors of Classic Rock, Country, Blues.

About Scott

I like to take this approach: You bring the Desire...I'll handle the rest. You see, Guitar is not easy. If it were, everybody would be playing. I can teach anyone who wants and desires to learn guitar. You'll need to make time for practice within "your" life. Guitar if VERY enjoyable. I hope y

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Justin
Very friendly, patient, has affordable lessons, is willing to work with you if you have a hiccup in payment, overall fantastic teacher
Elizabeth
Scott is a *fantastic* teacher! My 10 year-old daughter has been taking lessons with him for a year now and her progress has been amazing. She learns how to the play the music she likes, so I never have to push her to practice, and she looks forward to lessons every week. Scott is really great with kids -- patient, encouraging, friendly, and fun. He's very flexible with scheduling, too. I highly recommend him!
Mike
My guitar playing has improved over the last several months thanks to Scott.

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Joel H.

12 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Joel H.

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Having trained at Berklee College of Music in Electric Guitar and Songwriting and as a professional music teacher and performer, I can help you develop the musical tools you need to write full songs that are ready for the radio and the stage! I will help you reach goals based on your musical interests and aspirations. Some skills I can help you gain are songwriting, improvisation, music theory, ear training, practice methods, sight reading, music production, and many more.
Writing, playing, and performing music is incredibly rewarding, and can also be challenging. I'm excited to help you make your goals a reality!

About Joel

I’m a guitarist and songwriter in several bands in the Portland area. I graduated from Berklee College of Music with a Bachelors in Songwriting. I have taught guitar, production, and songwriting in Portland and the Rogue Valley for many years. As my student, I will work with you to map out where

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William
Joel's great, I have learned a ton from him over the course of our lessons. He is very knowledgeable about a lot of different styles and techniques. Would recommend!
Jake
Joel is great to work with and a really good teacher!
Harley H
Joel is a really great teacher. He's really patient and easy to learn from. As a moderate beginner he was really good at assessing my skill level and helping me improve. I would highly recommend him.

Lisa B.

24 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Music BA with distinction from University of Virginia
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Lisa B.

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Strum and play chords; read and play notes. Sing, write songs and appreciate guitar music of all kinds including flamenco, classical and popular musiic.

About Lisa

Elementary school principal and music teacher for more than 10 years. BA in Music, Graduate degree UMET, Puerto Rico. Recording and performing experience. *** Lesson Details *** Guitar: Strum and play chords, chord progressions and songs. Singing, finger picking, basic theory, reading music, com

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Nicole H.
First lesson since I was in 8th grade. Lisa helped me get reacquainted with the instrument.
Shahzad
Lisa is kind, knowledgeable, and encouraging. She is adaptable, too, working well with a student with disabilities. We are glad we found her.
Maggie
Miss Lisa is very nice, patient and encouraging! My daughter loves her!
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Luther B.

40 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Luther B.

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The student will be instructed on the basics of proper playing techniques, music theory, and musicianship. They will learn to read music and also play by ear which will make them a well rounded player.

About Luther A.

Luther unique talents as educator, instrumentalist, conductor, vocal coach, cinematographer, composer and arranger make him a sought-after teacher. Currently, Luther is working with the Bridgeport Board of Education at Roosevelt Elementary School for President Obama's Arts and Humanities Turn-Arou

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David N.
Luther stays where I’m at and then helps me go the next step. That is useful for consistent gradual progress without the frustrations of moving either too slow or too fast (I am a beginning tenor saxophone player). Nice interpersonal style, patient and easy going, while methodical.
Geoff K.
I think Luther is great. He works with my 10-year old son on piano, singing and even trumpet and violin as needed. My son has to work hard to progress, and Luther customizes the lesson plan for him and seems to understand him well. I'm really excited about them working together.
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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Alexandria, VA

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Alexandria is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $276 per hour.
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"Robert has been teaching my 11-year old son electric guitar for the last few months and has done a brilliant job. My son loves his lessons and is inspired to practice and learn more. Robert works with my son's song choices and is amazingly patient and supportive. He is also an outstanding mentor for a young musician!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Daniel B.
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"Michael is an exceptionaly talented musician, as well as a wonderful mentor who has taught so many students and enriched their lives. He has students with only 2 yrs of experience who sound as if they have been playing for 20 years! What a Role Model!!! With a lifetime of experience under his belt, Michael has mastered music and recording. He will help you; It really doesn't get any better than that. I am a reporter for a good paper. I wrote this about Michael after an interview. Michael and his band had the placed packed, all ages, and everyone insisted on being as close to the music as humanly possible. Michael works as a guitar instructor and runs several studios. Michael is truly a "gifted guitar player" and his vocals are just as nice and polished. The Next time this gifted musician and band rolls into town check him out."
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Took Guitar lessons from Michael C.
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"Rob is a great teacher! He makes learning fun and he has a real passion for music!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Rob R.
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"Mr. Dydo has been teaching my kids for the last 2 yrs in guitar and violin. My kids has excel in their instrument both in reading music as well as playing their instrument. Mr. Dydo is very devoted, patient and kind and helpful. Mr Dydo comes highly recommended by me."
Sharon
Took Guitar lessons from Stephen D.
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"Robert is very professional and dedicated."
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Took Guitar lessons from Robert C.
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"Kwame is super nice and easy to work with"
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Took Guitar lessons from Kwame S.
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"Paul has been the most amazing instructor. I have never played the electric guitar before and his level of patience has made it extremely easy for me to learn. He writes lesson plans and assigns "homework" appropriate for your level of experience which helps in learning or further developing your skill. I plan on continuing to take lessons with Paul for quite some time."
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Took Guitar lessons from Paul W.
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